The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 56 62 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.58% 0.87% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 3.81% 1.97% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Average daily rate
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£369 £450 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +122.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £370 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £530 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -10.00%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
367 305 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.52% 44.14% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 148 211
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 12
Average hourly rate £20.69 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.48% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.00 £16.10 £16.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Glasgow region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Glasgow region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 14 (45.16%) WAN
2 13 (41.94%) Firewall
3 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
4 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (29.03%) LAN
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 7 (22.58%) CCNP
6 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 6 (19.35%) CCIE
7 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
7 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
7 6 (19.35%) F5
8 5 (16.13%) Network Design
8 5 (16.13%) Network Management
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL
8 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
9 4 (12.90%) Juniper
9 4 (12.90%) MS Office
9 4 (12.90%) VPN
10 3 (9.68%) WLAN
10 3 (9.68%) CCNA
10 3 (9.68%) Windows
10 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
10 3 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
10 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
10 3 (9.68%) Incident Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) WAN
2 13 (41.94%) Firewall
3 9 (29.03%) LAN
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (12.90%) VPN
6 3 (9.68%) WLAN
6 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security
7 2 (6.45%) MPLS
7 2 (6.45%) Nortel Meridian
7 2 (6.45%) DECT
7 2 (6.45%) PBX
7 2 (6.45%) VoIP
7 2 (6.45%) SAN
7 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.23%) Internet
8 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Network Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Network Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Network Support
7 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) JSP
2 1 (3.23%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.23%) CESG
1 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) AIX
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
1 5 (16.13%) Network Design
1 5 (16.13%) Network Management
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
2 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
2 3 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
3 2 (6.45%) Information Security
3 2 (6.45%) Project Management
3 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.23%) SABSA
4 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Time Management
4 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.23%) Service Management
4 1 (3.23%) CMMI
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.23%) Korn
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (22.58%) CCNP
4 6 (19.35%) CCIE
4 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) CCNA
6 2 (6.45%) CISSP
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.23%) CISM
7 1 (3.23%) ISSAP
7 1 (3.23%) MCITP
7 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (3.23%) ISEB
7 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) F5
3 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.90%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) Nortel
5 2 (6.45%) McAfee
6 1 (3.23%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Crossbeam
6 1 (3.23%) TippingPoint
6 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.23%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) CommVault
6 1 (3.23%) StorageTek
6 1 (3.23%) Symantec